Hotel burglars apprehended in SeaTac
information from the City of SeaTac
At 10 AM on Wednesday, July 8, a SeaTac hotel manager called 911 requesting assistance for a burglary that had just occurred to one of the hotel rooms. Hotel staff witnessed the suspects on the premises in the 19000 block of International Blvd and had captured video of the suspects before they fled the scene.
Officers arrived soon after the call, some going to the hotel to contact management and others searching the area around the hotel for the suspects. A short time later, an officer located one suspect inside a nearby convenience store. Soon after that, another officer located the female suspect inside an adjacent hotel.
Once the suspects were taken into custody, the King County Sheriff’s Office, the Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS) staff responded to the scene to process the scene for fingerprints.
Both suspects were booked for investigation of burglary.